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Merry Wives of Windsor

Synopsis
A significant character in Shakespeare’s history plays, Falstaff takes centre stage - getting up to mischief and chasing potential loves in the "Merry Wives of Windsor". In this lecture, Professor Emma Smith asks, "Why Windsor?"
Series
Approaching Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2017
Transmission details
25 Oct 2017
Duration
48:29

Credits

Contributor
Emma Smith

Additional Details

Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Women’s studies; Shakespeare
Keywords
marriage; Falstaff

Notes

Notes
Approaching Shakespeare is a series of online lectures where of Shakespeare’s plays is explored by answering a key question about it.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/merry-wives-windsor
Online format
Streamed/Download

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